Meetup for Organizers App

  • By popular demand, organizers may check in their event attendees in real time using the Meetup for Organizers app. Keeping track of event attendance is a great way to understand how often your group members show up to events, and what kind of events your community prefers.

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    The check-in feature enables organizers and event hosts to monitor attendance immediately before or during the event. After the event has concluded, the attendee list can be used for tracking purposes.

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    Starting one hour before your event, tap the Event check-in prompt at the bottom of the app or on your event homepage. A green counter will show you how many hours the feature will be available.

    A progress indicator at the bottom will show how many of your attendees you’ve marked.

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    Once you tap Event check-in, you may:

    • Swipe left to mark as checked in. Swipe left again to undo.
      • If an attendee RSVPs with guests, all guests are marked the same as the attendee.
    • Swipe right to mark as absent.
    • Search for group members to add to your list.
    • Tap on a name to see check-in options, such as Mark as paid or No show.
    • Filter at the top to sort Remaining, Checked-in, or Absent attendees.
      • Remaining attendees can be bulk flagged as absent or checked-in. 
      • Absent attendees can be bulk flagged as “no show.” (See screenshot below.)

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    You have access to the event check-in feature up to 24 hours after your event. After this, use your attendee list to continue tracking attendance.

    Checking in attendees
  • We are committed to making it easier for you to build your communities on Meetup, so we have invested in a dedicated app for organizers. This new app is currently optimized for managing your events – but we already have plans to release additional features and capabilities.

    Here’s the status of our most frequently requested features for the new app.

    How do I manage my group settings in the app?

    Tap the Group settings button on your group homepage to open the mobile web experience. Our goal is for organizers to only ever need this app to perform your daily tasks. We will continue adding more capabilities, including the ability to manage multiple groups and edit your group settings in the app.

    How do I add a new event venue in the app?

    This highly requested feature has been added to the the Meetup for Organizers app! While creating your event in the app, type the address into the search field. If the system doesn't recognize that address, you'll see a + Add location option. For access to this feature, please make sure to upgrade to the latest version

    How do I manage my attendees in the app?

    Stay tuned for the release of an event attendee manager in the app, just like what you now use on the Meetup website. This will include the ability to manually take attendance.

    How can I set up event fees in the app?

    This highly requested feature has also been added to the the Meetup for Organizers app! While creating your event in the app, scroll down to optional settings. You may need to set up a PayPal account. For access to this feature, please make sure to upgrade to the latest version.

    What about another missing feature in the app?

    If you have suggestions about how to improve the Meetup for Organizers app, we’d love to hear from you! Our product team reviews all feedback we receive from our members and uses it to guide our vision for where Meetup is headed next. Please share your feedback with our Product team using this feature request form.

     

    FAQs about the Meetup for Organizers app
  • Follow these steps to install and log into the new Meetup for Organizers app, a specialized way to manage your events!

    Android

    Using your mobile device, download the Meetup for Organizers app from the Google Play store. Log in using the same credentials you use for your organizer profile.

    iOS

    Using your mobile device, download the Meetup for Organizers app from the iOS App Store. Log in using the same credentials you use for your organizer profile. If you previously had installed the Meetup for Organizers iOS beta, you will need to reinstall the current version from the iOS App Store.

    If you'd like further assistance downloading or logging into the Meetup for Organizers app, please contact us.

    Setting up the Meetup for Organizers app
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